Step Up For The Arc 2018

The Annual Walkathon of The Arc of New Jersey and its Local County Chapters

Step Up For The Arc is an annual statewide initiative of The Arc of New Jersey, with walkathons held locally by every county chapter. It's a fun, healthy and easy way to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you wish to participate or make a donation at the local county level*, please contact the local county chapter in your area. If you wish to support the state-level advocacy efforts of The Arc of New Jersey, Donate Now.

*Funds raised through local county chapters are used to support and enhance the services they provide for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.





April 14, 2018

The Arc of Monmouth County
Time: 8:30 am 
Place: Asbury Park Boardwalk & Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ, 07712
Contact Person: Jan Connolly, (732) 493-1919 ext. 120

April 28, 2018

The Arc of Essex County

Time: 8:00 am
Place: The Clipper Pavilion at South Mountain Recreation Complex
5 Cherry Lane, West Orange, NJ, 07052
Contact Person: Heather Comstock, 973-535-1181 ext.1224,

MAY 2018

May 12, 2018

The Arc of Union
Time: 9:00 am
Place: Oak Ridge Park, Oak Ridge Road, Clark, NJ, United States
Contact: Ellen de Havilland, 973-315-0055


May 20, 2018

The Arc of Burlington
Time: Registration - 9 am; Walkathon begins at 10 am
Place: NJ Masonic Home, 902 Jacksonville Road, Burlington, NJ
Contact: Arlene Miller, 856-764-9494

The Arc of Camden
Time: Registration - 11 am; Walkathon begins at 12 noon
Place: Lindenwold Park, Lindenwold
Contact: The Arc of Camden   856-767-3650

Time: Registration (11:00 AM) Walk: (12:15pm)
Place: Sussex County Fairgrounds
Contact: Chris Hemmer (973) 383-7442 ext 260


JUNE 2018

June 2, 2018

The Arc of Somerset County 
Time: Registration Table Open for 5K Participants - 7:30am
5K Race Kick-Off - 8:15am
5K Race Award Announcements - 9:30am
Registration for the walk will begin at 8:30 am, with the walk starting at 10:15 am.
Place: Duke Island Park, Bridgewater, NJ
Contact: Lisa Maria Arieno, 908-658-3805

June 3, 2018

The Arc of Salem
Time: Mark's Run - 8:30 am; Walkathon Registration - 9 am; Walkathon begins at 10 am
Place: Riverview Beach Park, 49 Lakeview Ave, Pennsville, NJ

The Arc of Bergen & Passaic Counties
Time: Registration - 9:30 am; Walkathon begins at 10:30 am
Place: Olsen Park, Bogota Recreation Center, 162 W. Main Street, Bogota, NJ


October 20, 2018

The Arc of Atlantic
Time: Registration - 8:30 am; Walkathon begins at 9:30 am
Place: Starts at Holy Trinity Parish, Ventnor and proceeds to the Ventnor City Boardwalk


September 15, 2018

The Arc of Hunterdon
Place: Alexandria Park, Alexandria Township